BURNT CREEK BASIN

                                            06342450  BURNT CREEK NEAR BISMARCK, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4654'54", long 10048'48", in SW1/4NW1/4SW1/4 sec.29, T.140 N., R.80 W., Burleigh County, Hydrologic Unit
   10130101, on right bank, upstream of county highway bridge, and 7 mi northwest of Bismarck.

DRAINAGE AREA.--108 mi2.

                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1967 to current year (seasonal records only since 1982).

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,690 ft above sea level, from topographic map.

REMARKS.--Records good except for estimated periods, which are poor.

EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR.--Maximum discharge about 1,500 ft3/s, Feb. 26, gage height, 14.25 ft; backwater from ice; minimum
   daily discharge, 0.36 ft3/s, Sept. 19.

                          DISCHARGE, CUBIC FEET PER SECOND, WATER YEAR OCTOBER 1999 TO SEPTEMBER 2000
                                                       DAILY MEAN VALUES

        DAY       OCT      NOV      DEC      JAN      FEB      MAR      APR      MAY      JUN      JUL      AUG      SEP

          1       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.1    e85        7.1     e5.8     2.7      e4.5    e2.8      e.85
          2       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.0     47        7.5     e5.6     2.6      e4.3    e2.6       .82
          3       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.1     36        9.0     e5.5     2.6      e3.9    e2.9       .81
          4       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.2     29        8.3     e5.4     3.2      e3.6    e3.0       .92
          5       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.1     26        8.4      5.3     2.8      e3.4    e3.1      1.0

          6       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.2     25        7.1      4.8     2.2      e3.1    e3.0      1.0
          7       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.3     22        6.8      4.7     1.7      e2.6    e2.9      1.0
          8       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.2     25        6.5      5.5     1.3      e3.0    e3.0      1.0
          9       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.3     23        6.1      7.2     1.0      e2.7    e2.6       .83
         10       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.2     19        5.9      6.6      .99     e2.6    e2.3       .76

         11       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.3     13        6.1      8.1     1.1      e3.7    e2.1       .71
         12       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.2     11        5.9     28       1.1      e5.5    e1.9       .67
         13       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.1     10        5.9     21      13        e8.1    e1.7       .64
         14       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.2     11        6.3     13      99        e8.6    e1.6       .61
         15       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.3     10        6.2     11      72        e8.1    e1.5       .61

         16       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.2      8.4      6.3     11      73        e7.7    e1.4       .58
         17       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.1      7.4      6.2     10      47        e7.5    e1.3       .51
         18       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.2      7.9      6.7      8.2    41        e7.7    e1.0       .63
         19       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.3     13        9.0      6.5    29        e7.5    e1.1       .36
         20       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.5     14        6.9      5.2    22        e6.7    e1.2       .50

         21       ---      ---      ---      ---     e1.6     12        6.2      4.6    17        e6.6    e1.2       .48
         22       ---      ---      ---      ---     e5.1     11        6.4      4.0    14        e6.3    e1.1       .45
         23       ---      ---      ---      ---    e36       11        7.2      3.5    13        e6.0     e.95      .70
         24       ---      ---      ---      ---   e157       13        6.6      2.9     9.6      e5.6    e1.0       .98
         25       ---      ---      ---      ---   e510       14       e6.2      2.3     9.5      e5.1      .94     1.1

         26       ---      ---      ---      ---  e1100       12       e6.1      2.2     8.9      e4.7      .82      .95
         27       ---      ---      ---      ---   e325       11       e6.0      2.8     7.2      e4.6      .82      .99
         28       ---      ---      ---      ---   e270        9.4     e5.9      3.7    e6.3      e4.1      .75      .99
         29       ---      ---      ---      ---   e100        8.4     e5.8      4.2    e5.0      e3.7      .73     1.0
         30       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      7.5     e6.0      3.5    e4.8      e3.3      .80     1.0
         31       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      7.4      ---      3.1      ---     e3.0     e.90      ---

        TOTAL     ---      ---      ---      ---   2528.8    559.4    200.6    215.2   514.59    157.8    53.01    23.45
        MEAN      ---      ---      ---      ---     87.2     18.0     6.69     6.94     17.2     5.09     1.71      .78
        MAX       ---      ---      ---      ---     1100       85      9.0       28       99      8.6      3.1      1.1
        MIN       ---      ---      ---      ---      1.0      7.4      5.8      2.2      .99      2.6      .73      .36
        AC-FT     ---      ---      ---      ---     5020     1110      398      427     1020      313      105       47

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1968 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN      .31      .26      .10     .054     13.3     44.6     31.9     4.77     2.80     3.17     1.23      .41
        MAX      1.97     1.19      .66      .45     87.2      170      256     15.0     17.2     72.0     18.1     4.80
        (WY)     1981     1981     1978     1979     2000     1987     1969     1995     2000     1993     1999     1999
        MIN      .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000     .000
        (WY)     1968     1968     1968     1968     1968     1990     1990     1990     1977     1973     1972     1970

        SUMMARY STATISTICS                  WATER YEARS 1968 - 2000

        ANNUAL MEAN                           a 7.57
        HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                  a 22.2            1969
        LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                     a .55           1977
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                   3900       Apr 18 1979
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                        .00    Oct  1 1967
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM                 .00    Oct  1 1967
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW           b 10000       Apr 18 1979
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE               16.93    Apr 18 1979
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)              a 5490
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                     10
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                       .15
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                       .00

        a  Based on complete water years only (1968-81)
        b  From rating curve extended above 2,200 ft3/s, on basis of culvert and flow over road indirect measurement of
             peak flow at U.S. Highway 83
        e  Estimated
        
        
                                                     WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water year 1972 to current year.

                                 WATER-QUALITY DATA, WATER YEAR OCTOBER 1999 TO SEPTEMBER 2000

                                     DIS-     PH       SPE-
                                   CHARGE,   WATER    CIFIC    SPE-                       HARD-             MAGNE-
                                    INST.    WHOLE     CON-    CIFIC                      NESS    CALCIUM    SIUM,
                                    CUBIC    FIELD    DUCT-    CON-    TEMPER-  TEMPER-   TOTAL    DIS-      DIS-
                                     FEET   (STAND-   ANCE     DUCT-    ATURE    ATURE    (MG/L    SOLVED   SOLVED
                  DATE      TIME     PER      ARD      LAB     ANCE      AIR     WATER     AS      (MG/L    (MG/L
                                    SECOND   UNITS)  (US/CM)  (US/CM)  (DEG C)  (DEG C)   CACO3)   AS CA)   AS MG)
                                   (00061)  (00400)  (90095)  (00095)  (00020)  (00010)  (00900)  (00915)  (00925)

              FEB
                16...       1430     1.3       --       --     1950      5.0       .0       --       --       --
              MAR
                01...       1050    79         --       --      340      5.0       .3       --       --       --
                28...       0800     9.6      7.2     1130     1130     -5.0      6.0      410     72.0     56.0
              JUN
                29...       1225     5.0       --       --     1180     23.0     21.0       --       --       --
              AUG
                24...       0920      .95     7.8     1620     1510     20.0     23.0      490     73.0     74.0


                                                                ANC                                        SOLIDS,
                           POTAS-   SODIUM                    UNFLTRD   CHLO-    FLUO-            SOLIDS,  RESIDUE
                            SIUM,     AD-   SODIUM,           TIT 4.5   RIDE,    RIDE,   SULFATE    DIS-   AT 180
                            DIS-    SORP-    DIS-               LAB     DIS-      DIS-    DIS-     SOLVED   DEG. C
                           SOLVED    TION   SOLVED             (MG/L    SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   (TONS     DIS-
                  DATE     (MG/L    RATIO    (MG/L    SODIUM    AS      (MG/L    (MG/L    (MG/L     PER     SOLVED
                           AS K)             AS NA)  PERCENT   CACO3)   AS CL)   AS F)   AS SO4)    DAY)    (MG/L)
                          (00935)  (00931)  (00930)  (00932)  (90410)  (00940)  (00950)  (00945)  (70302)  (70300)

              FEB
                16...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                01...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                28...       9.9       2       110      36       370      8.8       .2      280     20.6      798
              JUN
                29...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                24...       9.5       4       190      45       454     10.0      2.0      430      2.79    1090


                          SOLIDS,
                          SUM OF                                        MANGA-            MOLYB-   SELE-    STRON-
                          CONSTI-  ARSENIC   IRON,    LEAD,   LITHIUM   NESE,   MERCURY   DENUM,   NIUM,     TIUM,
                          TUENTS,    DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-     DIS-
                            DIS-    SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED   SOLVED
                  DATE     SOLVED   (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L    (UG/L
                           (MG/L)   AS AS)   AS FE)   AS PB)   AS LI)   AS MN)   AS HG)   AS MO)   AS SE)   AS SR)
                          (70301)  (01000)  (01046)  (01049)  (01130)  (01056)  (71890)  (01060)  (01145)  (01080)

              FEB
                16...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              MAR
                01...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
                28...       760      1.0      90        1       70.0     50        .1      <1      <1.0      660
              JUN
                29...        --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --       --
              AUG
                24...      1060      2.0      40       <1      110       10       <.1       1       1.0      810

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